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Open Call for Partners: Exposing the Invisible – The Kit

Our recently launched Exposing the Invisible – The Kit is a collaborative resource of investigative techniques, tools and inspiration. It is a starting point for anyone who believes in the power of information as evidence or who is seeking substantial and creative ways to investigate the world around them. Think of it as a citizen's investigation kit.

With this call, we are looking for partners who would like to further co-develop, localise and disseminate the Kit, making it relevant to a worldwide audience of emerging and aspiring investigators and avid information seekers.

If you are interested in working with us, please fill out and submit the form below by Friday, 10 May 2019.

In detail:

Exposing the Invisible – The Kit makes knowledge, techniques and tools used by experienced investigators more accessible to less experienced people and groups who are motivated to uncover information, document evidence and expose wrongdoing without losing sight of ethical and safety considerations. Our reason for developing this resource is simple. We see investigation as a way to counter the suppression of opinions, bypass censorship, combat excessive secrecy and increase transparency, so that people can rely on facts rather than opinions and assumptions.

We would like to work with organisations and initiatives that share our motivation to make investigation techniques and tools more accessible and useful to aspiring investigators worldwide, as well as to help cultivate what we like to call an “investigative mindset.”

Collaborations can include, but are not limited to: • co-developing new Kit content or expanding existing content; • contributing to public outreach; • planning and hosting investigation workshops, training and other events; • localisation and/or translation of content.

As a partner, you will work closely with members of our Exposing the Invisible team at Tactical Tech in shaping new ideas, co-developing content and planning activities. Depending on the types of activities and collaboration, we can provide some funds to support the partnership.

For questions or more information please contact us at / PGP fingerprint: BD30 C622 D030 FCF1 38EC C26D DD04 627E 1411 0C02.

If you are interested in partnering with us, please copy and fill out the questions below, and send them to We will contact you to take the conversation further. Please send your expression of interest by Friday, 10 May 2019.


Name and Email (add public key if available):

Organisation / Initiative:

Please give a short description of your organisation’s main projects and activities:

Who is the target audience of your work?

In which region(s) does your organisation work?

What is your experience with investigations, investigation tools and techniques and dissemination of such knowledge?

What part(s) of the project are you most interested in? e.g. co-creation of content, outreach, localisation, events?

Have you partnered with Tactical Tech before, or attended any of our events? If so, please tell us about it: